OUR VISION

Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet™

At Crypto.com, we are on a mission to accelerate the world's transition to cryptocurrency.

Meet our advisory board

Antoine Blondeau

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Antoine Blondeau is Founder and Managing Partner of Alpha Intelligence Capital, a global venture capital fund focused on deep Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning technology companies. Antoine has 25 years of experience in the technology industry, having held senior leadership positions at Good Technology, Salesforce.com and Sybase. Antoine’s career highlights include founding Sentient Technologies, as well as leading Dejima as CEO, the company that powered DARPA’s foundational CALO project that later evolved into Apple’s Siri. Antoine was also COO of Zi Corporation, whose smart text input software was embedded in hundreds of millions of devices.

Rob Bier

Organisation Design & Scaling

Rob Bier is Founder and Managing Partner of Trellis Asia, helping entrepreneurs develop high-performing teams and build hyperscaling organizations. Rob also serves as the non-executive chairman of MoneySmart. Rob began his business career at Monitor Group, where he rose to Senior Partner and head of their London office. He co-founded antfactory, one of Europe’s first digital venture capital firms, and founded and led SPARCK. After the acquisition by Citigroup, Rob became an Operating Partner at TowerBrook Capital Partners, a US$10b private equity Firm.

Chien-Liang Chou

Engineering

Chien-Liang Chou is EVP of Engineering at Dave - Banking For Humans. Prior to Dave, he was VP of Engineering at Flexport. Prior to that, he led LendingClub’s investor and platform groups, handling $20B’s worth of asset transactions between borrowers and investors. Before LendingClub, he built and led all aspects of engineering at LOYAL3, an investment banking and IPO platform. Prior to that, he ran the application architecture committee at Salesforce for the CRM and call center product lines, where he was granted multiple patents and played an integral role in the company’s M&A activities.

Chris Corrado

Trading Technology

Chris Corrado is Chief Executive Officer at Sitehands. Prior that Sitehands, he was Group Chief Operating Officer and Group Chief Information Officer of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Prior to LSEG, he was a Managing Director at MSCI, responsible for technology, data services and program management, CIO/CTO, since 2013. Chris has held a variety of senior CTO roles in leading banks, including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch and UBS. He has also worked for high growth technology companies such as eBay as CTO and AT&T Wireless as CIO.

Dimitri Tsamados

Talent

Dimitri Tsamados is Partner at Eric Salmon & Partners, a leadership advisory and executive search firm. Drawing from over 20 years of experience in Asia and a long history of working with high growth companies Dimitri advises technology players across Asia. Before joining Eric Salmon & Partners, Dimitri was a founding partner of DTCA and a partner at CTPartners. He also founded Amhurst Gordon International, a search firm which he grew across East Asia and sold in 2005.

Meet our team

Kris Marszalek

CEO

Seasoned company builder based in Hong Kong, 2x from $0 to $100m in revenue and 2 exits. CEO at Ensogo, Founder at BEECRAZY (sold for US$21mm to iBuy Group in 2013).

Rafael Melo

CFO

15 years’ experience in finance, deep understanding of risk, compliance and Mobile Payments ecosystem in Asia. Led fundraising efforts as CFO at ASX-listed Ensogo, securing strategic investment from VIPSHOP (NYSE:VIPS) and raising over A$50m from blue chip institutions like Fidelity, Goldman Sachs and BlackRock.

Gary Or

CTO

Hacker, Product Designer, Entrepreneur, 9 years of full stack engineering experience (RoR, Elixir, Golang), keen interest in Machine Learning and AI.

Bobby Bao

Head of Corporate Development

Extensive experience in investment banking, corporate development, investor relations. Head of Corp. Development at Ensogo, investment banker at China Renaissance (华兴), Deloitte, Merrill Lynch. While at China Renaissance he worked on landmark deals, including merger of Didi and Kuaidi (now Didi Chuxing) as well as Strategic Corporate Development Projects for JD.com (Nasdaq: JD)

Brent Diehl

EVP, Global Head of Business Solutions

20 years of experience in international payments, including MD of Alliance Payment Solutions, a payments consultancy; head of Visa’s AP-CEMEA prepaid consultancy division; Western Union, where he led international expansion efforts for prepaid cards; and Home Depot, where he was responsible for its international card portfolios.

Weiyi Zhang

Platform Architect

Formerly Vice President, Quantitative Trading at AP Capital Management in Hong Kong, Weiyi led the development of an algorithmic trading platform and managed the Asian market arbitrage portfolio. Prior to that, Weiyi was Vice President of Electronic Market Making at JP Morgan, where he led volatility trading strategy and arbitrage strategy development in the automated market making business; and Quantitative Trading Strategist of Equity Derivative Trading at Deutsche Bank.

Eric Anziani

COO

12 years of experience in strategy, partnerships and innovation in Financial Services, Retail and Technology. Previously at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and PayPal in London, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo. Most recently, Eric led the Strategy team at Global Fashion Group and drove significant cross-regional strategic programs across its 24 markets with over 9000 employees.

Jason Lau

CISO

Jason is a multiple award winning cybersecurity professional, including the, “Hong Kong Cybersecurity Professional Award” and “Financial Technologist of the Year (Data Privacy)“. Jason was formerly regional Cyber Security Advisor at Microsoft, with over 16 years of experience holding executive roles, advising international clients such as Credit Suisse, Falcon Private Bank, ETH Zurich, Swiss Air Force, Royal Bank of Scotland, Social Security Administration and many more. Jason has completed Executive Programs at both Stanford and Harvard, and holds a double degree, Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of WA. Jason also holds certifications such as, CISSP, CIPP/E, CIPM, CGEIT, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CEH, CDNA, CSM, ITIL as well as being on ISACA’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Global Working Group, an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), and Regional Leader and Co-Chair of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Hong Kong Chapter.

Antonio Alvarez

CCO

Prior to joining Crypto.com, Antonio led a successful Anti-Money Laundering (AML) program that was deployed across European and Asian markets at Coinbase. Antonio also served as senior business leader at Visa and has held senior roles at a number of other payments companies including Western Union. During a 13-year tenure at American Express, Antonio served in several different roles where he was responsible for leading the business transformation and compliance governance programs across multiple business lines and geographies.

Matthew Chan

CIO

Matthew brings with him over 15 years of experience as an executive in IT strategy and cybersecurity. A former CTO of a multinational enterprise software company focused on monitoring, cybersecurity and compliance, he led the organization to win multiple back-to-back industry awards. He is also a former CIO of a multi-strategy asset management company regulated by the HK SFC, and has experience advising international clients such as Baker McKenzie, RBS, Credit Suisse and Honda.

Steven Kalifowitz

CMO

Steve began his career at ABC Television before joining HBO, where his work as a producer earned him industry recognition with four Emmy Award nominations & two Emmy Awards. He has served as a juror and speaker at multiple industry events including Cannes Lions, SXSW, Spikes Asia, Festival of Media and Dubai Lynx. Steve was most recently the president of Localize.city and prior to that, he drove growth and led business for R/GA and Twitter across 20 countries throughout APAC & MENA.

Maggie Ng

EVP, Head of Marketing

Passionate for driving new channels, product and partnership innovation. Maggie possesses valuable skills from her previous positions as Head of Direct Marketing and Direct to Consumer for FWD Insurance in Thailand and Director of Digital Media for Prudential Corporation Asia at its regional headquarters.

Cerulean Hu

SVP, Blockchain Engineering

Former lead engineer at Equichain, implemented blockchain solutions at FINCOVA, and led finance and trading systems development at ANX. Prior to that, she was responsible for developing trading algorithms at HSBC.

Ivan Stefanov

SVP, Risk & Operations

With more than 11 years of experience in risk management in the online payments ecosystem. At Skrill and NETELLER, he managed teams across multiple markets enhancing fraud prevention and payments setup. Ivan also cofounded NOTOLYTIX, an innovative data processing startup that caters to all aspects of risk management.

Mariana Gospodinova

General Manager, Europe

In her previous role as COO of Binance Europe, she headed the operations in Malta and looked after the successful launch of the crypto to fiat exchange and other local initiatives. Mariana has solid experience in the payment industry in Europe, with leadership roles in operations at companies including Paysafe and SysPay.

Nobuyuki Nagahama

General Manager, Japan

Originally from Japan, Nagahama began his career in the broader consumer payment space, including merchant acquisition. Nagahama also spent time at consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he led various projects and solution development within the Strategy group. Nagahama then spent 14 years as Head of Global Network Processing at Visa International Asia-Pacific LLC, where he was responsible for leading strategic initiatives in the Japanese market, including the payment processing business and the development of the company's debit and prepaid offerings as well as value-added-services of Visa's payment network. Most recently, he held leadership roles at Capgemini Japan.

Filomena Ruffa

General Manager, Latin America

Filomena brings with her deep relationships and experience in the region, including her role as VP of innovation and strategic partnerships for Visa Latin America, where she helped banks and merchants adopt disruptive solutions to onboard new consumers in an increasingly digital world. Prior to Visa, Filomena held top positions at global payments companies including CardinalCommerce, a Visa company, where she was GM of the LAC region, and SafetyPay, where she was VP of strategic partnerships and alliances.

Jonah Lau

SVP, Product

Jonah’s passion is to solve customer problems with cutting-edge technology. He brings with him a wealth of multidisciplinary experience as an entrepreneur, software engineer and former commercial lawyer at a leading global law firm. At Crypto.com, Jonah is responsible for building and leading the product team to scale and optimize the company's product portfolio, with the objective of driving business and strategic goals.

Chloe Yung

SVP, Head of Legal

Prior to transiting into the world of crypto, blockchain and payment, Chloe was formerly a regional legal counsel at BNP Paribas Asset Management and a practising solicitor at a US law firm. Chloe has extensive experience in handling legal matters relating to initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and licensing, fund formation and distribution and corporate and commercial transactions.

Values

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Think Clearly

Clarity of thought is the single most important trait we look for in our colleagues.

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Be Resourceful

We believe that great ideas can come from anywhere, regardless of seniority and experience.

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Stay Determined

We celebrate milestones together, we recharge and we get back to it.

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Dream Big & Be Decisive

We aim to surprise and inspire with quality and speed of decision making.

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Act As Owners

We're trusted to do the right thing.

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Remain Humble

We understand that we're always stronger as a team - you leave your ego at the door.

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Press

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